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Hartwick Seminary
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 42° 38.580 W 074° 57.910
18T E 502855 N 4721172
Quick Description: Site of the Oldest Lutheran Theological School in America.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2009 7:18:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM6TKJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 5

Long Description:
Oldest Lutheran Theological School in America. Founded 1797 by Rev, John Christopher Hartwick. Located here 1816.

The plaque on the wall reads:

This wall was constructed during the 175th anniversary observances of the founding of Hartwick seminary as a memorial to the graduates and members of Hartwick seminary and academy.

Constructed from the bricks of the seminary annex, it stands on the site of the first Lutheran Theological School in America.

Dedicated May 7, 1972 by Pastor James Craefe, President of the Metropolitan New York Synod, Lutheran Church in American.

We visited this historical marker while our son was playing in a baseball tournament at the Cooperstown Dreams Park.
Marker Name: Hartwick Seminary

Marker Type: Roadside

Agency: State Education Department

Dedication Date: -9223372036854775808

City/Town/Village Name: Cooperstown

County: Otsego

Region: Central Leatherstocking (Region 6)

Website: [Web Link]

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